Clayton, NM - Several Injured in Pileup Crash on US-87
Clayton, NM (December 2, 2022) - A multi-vehicle collision with injuries was reported in the Clayton area on Friday, December 2.
There was impaired visibility on US-87 in Union County when three or more vehicles collided. A dust storm and winds of 70 miles per hour were reported leading up to the accident. At least one person was hurt, but the severity and number of resulting damages have not been confirmed.
No additional information has been provided at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
High-Speed Collisions in New Mexico
A recent study found that New Mexico has the highest annual number of fatal speed-related car accidents. According to recent studies, speeding drivers are reportedly responsible for more than 2,000 fatalities in the state. In fact, speed is a factor in 37% of all fatal collisions in New Mexico.
Filing paperwork is just one small part of effectively filing a claim. Court testimony must cover the incident, the extent of your injuries, the reasons the other driver was at fault, and the reasons the insurance company should pay for your personal injury claim. Giving the company the evidence it needs is another aspect of this strategy.
Making a thorough recovery after suffering injuries in a car accident should be your top focus. The first step on the path to recovery is to call a lawyer. Everyone has the right to fair recompense for their suffering following an auto accident injury. The process of filing a claim is more difficult because large insurance companies frequently undervalue claims and occasionally outright refuse to pay claims that are legitimate. Sadly, a lot of insurance companies are hesitant to make reasonable settlement offers.
There are particular steps you must take to protect your rights prior to filing a claim for financial compensation for injuries caused by a car accident. On your own, you might not be able to fully understand the legal system. You should speak with a lawyer about your circumstances. The lawyers at Will Ferguson & Associates may be able to provide you with the support you need to make a full recovery if you were injured in a car accident.
If you or a loved one has suffered injuries in a car accident, call a Clayton personal injury lawyer at (505) 243-5566.
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Disclaimer: At Will Ferguson & Associates, it is our goal to honor the victims of the nightmarish accidents that often take place in New Mexico. We would also like to familiarize the public with ways they can avoid a similar fate and what they can do, should the unthinkable happen. The information contained within this article is not to be viewed as any type of medical or legal advice. The photographs depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.